Dr Divya Ramnath

Research Fellow

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
+61 7 334 62076


Dr. Divya Ramnath is a post-doctoral researcher in Prof. Matt Sweet's lab at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), The University of Queensland. As an early career post-doctoral researcher, she led a new project, characterising inflammation-associated determinants of chronic liver disease at the IMB Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research (CIDR).

Research Interests

  • Liver disease
  • Inflammation
  • Immunology


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Mumbai


  • Duszyc, Kinga, von Pein, Jessica B., Ramnath, Divya, Currin-Ross, Denni, Verma, Suzie, Lim, Fayth, Sweet, Matthew J., Schroder, Kate and Yap, Alpha S. (2023). Apical extrusion prevents apoptosis from activating an acute inflammatory program in epithelia. Developmental Cell, 58 (21), 2235-2248.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2023.08.009

  • Wang, Yizhuo, Abrol, Rishika, Mak, Jeffrey Y. W., Das Gupta, Kaustav, Ramnath, Divya, Karunakaran, Denuja, Fairlie, David P. and Sweet, Matthew J. (2023). Histone deacetylase 7: a signalling hub controlling development, inflammation, metabolism and disease. The FEBS Journal, 290 (11), 2805-2832. doi: 10.1111/febs.16437

  • Das Gupta, Kaustav, Ramnath, Divya, von Pein, Jessica B., Curson, James E. B., Wang, Yizhuo, Abrol, Rishika, Kakkanat, Asha, Moradi, Shayli Varasteh, Gunther, Kimberley S., Murthy, Ambika M. V., Stocks, Claudia J., Kapetanovic, Ronan, Reid, Robert C., Iyer, Abishek, Ilka, Zoe C., Nauseef, William M., Plan, Manuel, Luo, Lin, Stow, Jennifer L., Schroder, Kate, Karunakaran, Denuja, Alexandrov, Kirill, Shakespear, Melanie R., Schembri, Mark A., Fairlie, David P. and Sweet, Matthew J. (2023). HDAC7 is an immunometabolic switch triaging danger signals for engagement of antimicrobial versus inflammatory responses in macrophages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120 (4) e2212813120, 1-12. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2212813120

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision